10 Unusual Spring Flowers

These elegant early bloomers carpet the ground with color.

By C. Colston Burrell


Hellebore, a lovely spring flowerChinese hellebore (Helleborus) has graceful, nodding pink flowers. Winter moisture doesn't harm it, but dry soil is necessary during summer, when all the leaves completely disappear.

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